Francesco Greco


Affiliation: Martin Luther University
Country: Germany


  1. Greco F, Wagner S, Reichelt O, Inferrera A, Lupo A, Hoda R, et al. Huge isolated port-site recurrence after laparoscopic partial nephrectomy: a case report. Eur Urol. 2009;56:737-9 pubmed publisher
    ..The patient underwent open surgery, which confirmed the diagnosis. After the operation, the patient recovered rapidly...
  2. Greco F, Wagner S, Hoda R, Hamza A, Fornara P. Laparoscopic vs open radical nephroureterectomy for upper urinary tract urothelial cancer: oncological outcomes and 5-year follow-up. BJU Int. 2009;104:1274-8 pubmed publisher
    ..037): 100% for pTa, 89% for pT1, 75% for pT2 and 31% for pT3 (P < 0.001). The results of our long-term controlled study support the use of LNU as an effective alternative to ONU in the therapy of upper urinary tract urothelial cancer. ..
  3. Greco F, Wagner S, Hoda M, Kawan F, Inferrera A, Lupo A, et al. Laparoscopic vs open retropubic intrafascial nerve-sparing radical prostatectomy: surgical and functional outcomes in 300 patients. BJU Int. 2010;106:543-7 pubmed publisher
    ..Our study showed that nsLRP performed by expert surgeons results in better functional outcomes for continence and potency than for nsRRP. There was no significant difference between the surgical techniques in surgical trauma. ..
  4. Greco F, Hoda M, Alcaraz A, Bachmann A, Hakenberg O, Fornara P. Laparoscopic living-donor nephrectomy: analysis of the existing literature. Eur Urol. 2010;58:498-509 pubmed publisher
    ..The laparoscopic techniques result in less postoperative pain and estimated blood loss with shorter hospital stay, while postoperative graft function is not inferior to that after open live-donor nephrectomy. ..
  5. Greco F, Cindolo L, Autorino R, Micali S, Stein R, Bianchi G, et al. Laparoendoscopic single-site upper urinary tract surgery: assessment of postoperative complications and analysis of risk factors. Eur Urol. 2012;61:510-6 pubmed publisher
    ..Laparoendoscopic single-site surgery (LESS) has been developed in an attempt to minimise the morbidity and scarring associated with surgical intervention...